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Posted On : 12 Aug, 2017  Source : News Helpline  Place : Mumbai 
Vidya Balan joins CBFC as member
National Award winning actress Vidya Balan is appointed as part of the reconstituted Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), to be now chaired by writer Prasoon Joshi. She looks forward to a phase where cinema celebrates present-day sensibilities and realities.

Vidya Balan announced the big news via her social media account. She wrote, “I am very happy to join the CBFC and I hope to fulfill my responsibilities as a member to the best of my abilities. I look forward to this new and exciting phase where our cinema will be allowed to reflect the sensibilities, realities and complexities of the society we are living in today.”

Yesterday in sudden turn of events, Pahlaj Nihalani was sacked as the CBFC chief and lyricist Parsoon Joshi was appointed as the new chair person.

Now the entire Board is reconstituted, which has names like Vidya Balan, Gautami Tadimalla, Narendra Kohli, Naresh Chandra Lal, Neil Herbert Nongkynrih, Vivek Agnihotri, Waman Kendre, T.S. Nagabharana, Ramesh Patange, Vani Tripati Tikoo, Jeevitha Rajasekhar and Mihir Bhuta.

After Begum Jaan, Vidya Balan has committed to play a radio jockey who anchors a relationship advice talk show in the upcoming romantic comedy Tumhari Sulu.

The movie is directed by the noted ad film-maker Suresh Triveni and produced under the banners of T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment. The film also stars ace theatre actor Manav Kaul, Neha Dhupia and renowned RJ, Malishka.

Tumhari Sulu will release worldwide on December 1, 2017.